University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore’s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U.S. News & World Report.
ENHANCING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH RIGHT STAFFING
The Unit-based Clinical Nurse PRN is a member of the health care team and renders nursing care to all patients within her/his assigned unit/area, assuring the nursing process is followed from admission through discharge. The CN-PRN collaborates with other members of the health team, delegates appropriately to support staff and directs care to assure the patient’s care needs are met. The CN-PRN is expected to exercise good judgment in the care of patients and the management of personnel. The CN-PRN promotes teamwork with physicians and personnel from other units/areas/departments. The CN-PRN must stay current with standards of practice through ongoing education relevant to nursing, such as the Nurse Practice Act. The RN’s actions and attitudes will promote and support the hospital’s mission and core values. In addition, the CN-PRN nurse must have demonstrated the ability to function as charge nurse efficiently and/or precept new staff members.
He/she is able to integrate technical competencies while integrating the biopsychosocial aspects of patient care. He/she demonstrates critical thinking skills in problem solving and caring for groups of patients. He/she consults others for assistance in recognizing his/her strengths and areas in need of professional growth. Professional nursing practice complies with the Maryland Practice Act.
He or she demonstrates an understanding of patient safety goals, hospital and nursing quality performance measures, and patient education. He/she ensures best practices are being met for clients and actively collaborates with other disciplines. He/she brings to the attention of supervisory staff issues, which he/she cannot resolve at the unit level. He/she may serve as a preceptor or charge nurse. He/she anticipates patient needs and becomes proficient at ensuring customer service is outstanding for his/her clients and role models and influences those on the unit.
Education and Experience
Minimum of 1 year nursing experience.
Currently licensed in the State of Maryland.